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Meetings: ECB non-monetary policy meeting; US Fed Interest Rate Decision; Ireland Wind Energy Association (IWEA) spring conference (Clayton Hotel, Dublin); Small Firms Association Cork seminar on GDPR (Maryborough Hill, Douglas, Cork). Ireland's relationship with wind energy has only deepened ...
Gulf Power customers may be surprised to learn that some of the energy they use to wash clothes, cook dinner and power their ever-growing inventory of electronics and smart-home gizmos comes from wind. At the beginning of 2016, Gulf Power became the leading purchaser of wind energy in Florida.

“Two years later, we continue to be the leading purchaser of wind energy in Florida,” said Kimberly Blair, Gulf Power spokesperson. She added, “Wind marked a major step forward in our promise to an efficient and reliable energy future. By using a balanced energy mix that includes smart renewable energy like Kingfisher ...
Though wind energy is becoming more popular all the time, and surpassing expectations for its energy-producing capabilities, there are still some drawbacks that attract opposition. For nature lovers, a fear of the possible consequences of giant towers going up in the flight path of beloved birds has been a ...
Tuesday, March 13, John Brown, Chief Development Officer of Kimball Wind Energy was on the agenda to present and review a slide presentation of the Kimball Wind Energy Project, however, Brown was unable to attend. Brown sent an email containing dates and important information to Cathy Sibal, ...
MPC Capital, a real assets investment manager, and Martifer Renewables, a developer of wind and solar energy projects, have formed a joint venture. The partnership will focus on cultivating and supporting distributed generation and utility-scale solar PV and wind renewable energy products in Colombia.

It certainly helps that we have the closest industrial port to the nation's largest offshore wind energy reserves. In fact, according to the Department of Energy, about 25 percent of all those reserves lay in an area just off our coast. But the core competitive advantages valued by the industry extend far beyond ...
In observing that “every type of energy has consequences,” Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke claimed the “carbon footprint on wind [energy] is significant.” In fact, wind power's carbon footprint is among the smallest of any energy source. Coal's carbon footprint is almost 90 times larger than that of ...
The mass industrialization of countless areas in the U.S. is good for the country's progress. However, powering up these cities and megalopolis requires a ton of energy and power. Governing bodies are looking for alternative power resources that could help companies procure more energy, and it seems ...
Robert Bryce, a senior fellow with the Manhattan Institute, says rural resistance to Cuomo's energy plan is part of a national movement of grassroots resistance to wind energy. “There is a huge backlash from rural governments against big wind all across upstate New York,” said Bryce. “It's not just New York.
In late February, the authority issued a request for qualifications for offshore wind energy development partners with aims of applying for an outer continental shelf renewable energy commercial lease from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in spring 2018. Stephenson said the application deadline ...
The Solar Energy Corporation of India has modified some requirements for the fourth federal-level wind energy auction. The modifications are likely to be welcomed by project developers, as participation has been made easier and penalties have been reduced slightly. First, SECI has made amendments to ...
The Feb. 24 editorial by The Lima News ignores basic problems with wind energy. Most proponents of wind energy do not answer these questions: • What happens when the wind doesn't blow? Wind cannot provide 100 percent of our electricity; our electrical companies would have to stay online to keep ...
Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed an agreement to support the development of up to 1GW of wind energy in Turkey. The company will be part of a consortium, which includes local infrastructure development firm Kalyon Enerji and the Turkish investor Turkerler ...
Find all of your industry-related resources in one spot. Visit the POWER store now. Home /; Business/; How the Offshore Wind Energy Industry Can Overcome the Jones Act. How the Offshore Wind Energy Industry Can Overcome the Jones Act. 03/01/2018 | Joshua Sohn and Daniel Lewkowicz. Save to myPOWER. Europe's ...
The state Board of Public Utilities has approved a plan to implement Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order to prepare the state for offshore wind developments. "As parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and citizens of New Jersey, we must ensure that the future of energy is clean for the generations ...
Those factors have fueled incredible growth in the industry, which the American Wind Energy Association says operates more than 54,000 turbines in 41 ... Dan Litchfield, a senior manager at Invenergy, one of the world's largest wind-energy developers, blames much of the opposition on misinformation but ...

Backers of wind energy again are making an attempt to ease the state's restrictions, proposing legislation that would allow construction of wind turbines closer to property lines. Republican state Sen. Matt Dolan, the primary sponsor, said under the plan counties will have the final say on whether to approve ...
The turbine converts the kinetic energy of the wind into mechanical power. It's actually pretty simple: The energy in wind turns the turbine's blades around a rotor that is connected to the main shaft, which itself spins a generator to create electricity. Looking for a deeper dive? Check out this clip from the US ...
Some 15.7 gigawatts (GW) of new wind energy capacity were added in the European Union in 2017, according to offshore and onshore wind statistics. ... WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson described 2017 as being a strong year for wind energy and said that wind had accounted for 12 percent of Europe's ...
With the proposed multi-state wind energy transmission line, Grain Belt Express, held up over controversial interpretations of Missouri law, prospective developers of the project have pushed for the case to go before the state Supreme Court. That wish has now been granted after an opinion filed Tuesday in ...
The group Friends of Maine's Mountains has been fighting wind-energy developments in the state Legislature, before regulatory panels and in the courts. It has managed to slow or stop nearly all of the proposals. Group spokesman Christopher O'Neil said he knows wind farms remain popular with many ...
Wind energy tariff bids in India have stabilized, at least for the moment, and once again matched the lowest solar power tariff in the country. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) floated India's largest wind energy tender in December 2017 and announced the results of the competitive auction earlier ...
Those factors have fueled incredible growth in the industry, which the American Wind Energy Association says operates more than 54,000 turbines in 41 states, Guam and Puerto Rico. The amount of electricity generated by wind has grown more than fivefold from a decade ago. Much of the opposition is ...
The moratorium will remain in place at least until the newly created Maine Wind Energy Advisory Commission conducts a study on the economic impact of wind farms on the state. LePage's January 24 order is the latest in a series of moratoria in states across the nation concerned about the potential effects ...
Wind energy was the most installed form of power generation in Europe in 2017, according to a report from Wind Europe. The EU installed more than 15GW of wind power capacity in 2017, an increase of 20 per cent from2016, the report found. Wind energy remains the second largest source of electricity in ...
A 10-hour general industry course, a first step to prepare for employment in the wind energy development field, will be offered April 23-24 at Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso under the auspices of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration. Topics to be covered include introduction to OSHA, ...
Electricity service provider Rocky Mountain Power is planning to construct a number of new windpower projects across Wyoming, US, by 2020. Based in Salt Lake City, Rocky Mountain Power is a subsidiary of Oregon's electric power company PacifiCorp. The projects are expected to increase Rocky ...
GLENVILLE, Minn. — Wind turbines have become as commonplace in parts of the rural Midwest as tree-sheltered farmhouses, gray-metal grain bins and deeply furrowed fields. The slowly spinning blades are a sign of investment in a region that often has few growth opportunities to brag about. But when a ...
Backers of wind energy again are making an attempt to ease the state's restrictions, proposing legislation that would allow construction of wind turbines closer to property lines. Republican state Sen. Matt Dolan, the primary sponsor, said under the plan counties will have the final say on whether to approve ...
New rebellion against wind energy stalls or stops projects. Originally published February 21, ... Those factors have fueled incredible growth in the industry, which the American Wind Energy Association says operates more than 54,000 turbines in 41 states, Guam and Puerto Rico. The amount of electricity ...
Phil Murphy signed an executive order to return the state to national leadership in offshore wind energy. Wednesday ... All four have ports near wind-energy leases in the Atlantic and plan to offer incentives to wind-farm developers in the form of guaranteed purchases of power at above-market rates.
Dan Litchfield, a senior manager at Invenergy, one of the world's largest wind-energy developers, blames much of the opposition on misinformation but acknowledges that some resistance persists even when neighbors are provided with full details. “A lot of people tell me they like the look of wind turbines,” ...
“Wind energy has a positive impact” (Feb 17): In more ways than one. Not only will it provide way more good-paying' local, permanent (40-year) jobs than fossil fuels, over 70,000 in Oklahoma (Stanford University's Solutions Project 50 states), it will provide energy that's nearly free in the future (Scientific ...
Southern Minnesota joins new rebellion against wind energy that has stalled, stopped projects across U.S. ... Those factors have fueled incredible growth in the industry, which the American Wind Energy Association says operates more than 54,000 turbines in 41 states, Guam and Puerto Rico. The amount ...
"Walmart has a goal to be supplied by 100 percent renewable energy, and sourcing from wind energy projects — like the Wind Catcher project — is a core component in the mix," said Mark Vanderhelm, vice president of energy for Walmart. "The energy procured from this project represents an important ...
AUGUSTA — Maine's wind energy industry is challenging the constitutionality of a recent LePage administration executive order imposing a moratorium on new wind power permits across much of the state. In a filing in Kennebec County Superior Court, the Maine Renewable Energy Association accuses ...
Nova Scotia Power recently announced that the testing of industrial-grade Tesla Powerpack batteries at its Elmsdale substation is now underway. The batteries, which are part of the company's Intelligent Feeder Project, will be partially powered by energy generated from wind turbines located in Hardwood ...
Ohio ranks in the middle of the pack among all states when it comes to wind energy capacity, but it lags behind all the Midwestern states and its ... Backers of wind energy again are making an attempt to ease the state's restrictions, proposing legislation that would allow construction of wind turbines closer to ...
A recent battle over wind energy is in the form of Legislative Bill 1054, which has been designated as Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon's priority measure. It would change the state's statutory definition of a privately developed renewable energy generation facility to specifically exclude wind energy developments ...
The article “Wind farms generating revenue,” printed in the February 4 edition of the St. Joseph News-Press paints a pretty tax income picture. But there is both a credit and a debit column in accounting. In the debit column, we need to consider the amount of taxpayer dollars being spent to subsidize wind ...
Installations in the global wind energy market remained above 50 GW in 2017, with Europe, India and the offshore sector having had record years. The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) on Wednesday released its 2017 market statistics, which highlighted a decrease to 19.5 GW for Chinese installations ...
Tariffs had fallen so steeply in the wind energy auctions held so far that many stakeholders, especially lenders, feared for the viability of the projects won. The bidders at Rs 2.44 per unit were Torrent Power, which got 499.8 MW, ReNew Power (400 MW), Green Infra Wind Energy (300 MW) and Inox Wind ...
The developer of a wind farm in Broadview will receive a $2 million grant for renewable energy from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Sen. Jon Tester of Montana announced Monday. Two Dot Win Broadview East is seeking to install a wind turbine in Broadview, about 35 miles northwest of Billings, that ...
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based FMC GlobalSat Holdings Inc., a satellite communications and wireless services provider, has appointed Peder Hansen its renewable energy accounts manager. Hansen, a wind industry veteran, is charged with building FMC GlobalSat's brand and reach in renewable energy, ...
On the day of a critical vote for an industry that has, by many accounts, helped bolster rural Oklahoma during what otherwise might have been even a more lean economy over the past several years, the wind industry provided a presentation at the Woodward Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Clean Line ...
WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson described 2017 as being a strong year for wind energy and said that wind had accounted for 12 percent of Europe's electricity. "It's further evidence that wind is mainstream and delivers bang for your buck," he said. "It's cheap, increasingly stable, and industrial consumers ...
Pierce County Commissioners once again delayed approving a countywide wind energy proposal at their meeting on Monday. Commissioners said they are still gathering information regarding what would be best for the county, and said they want to speak with commissioners in other counties about how ...
Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU) has announced new scholarship opportunities made possible by a $150,000 donation from Enel Green Power (EGP) for students majoring in wind energy or education. The gift, paid over three years, is the largest donation by a single wind energy company in ...
last updated: 12/02/2018. The UK and Germany are leading Europe's charge towards using more and more sea-based wind power. Now Reading: Europe powers up record levels of offshore wind energy. Europe powers up record levels of offshore wind energy. Share this article. facebook Share · twitter ...


 

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